Accession Number:

AD0756232

Title:

Sixth Coastal Region Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

COAST GUARD DISTRICT ( 8TH) NEW ORLEANS LA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

338.0

Abstract:

The plan represents an agreement among concerned Departments and agencies of the Federal Government, state and local governments, and private groups, and provides for a pattern of coordinated and integrated response to pollution spills within the Six Coastal Region which includes the coasts of Texas and Louisiana extending into the Gulf of Mexico. It establishes regional response teams and provides guidelines for the establishment of sub-regional contingency plans and response teams. The Plan provides for assignment of duties and responsibilities establishment and identification of local strike forces a system of notification, surveillance and reporting establishment of a Regional Center to direct operations in carrying out this Plan a schedule for the use of dispersants and other chemicals to react oil spills enforcement and investigative procedures to be followed directions on public information releases and instructions covering on-scene coordinators.

Subject Categories:

  • Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE